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Russian Granulated Silver Lampada

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
759
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Russian Granulated Silver Lampada, Moscow, c. 1792, two-part spherical form with pierced lid with pear-shaped finial on tapered square-section stem, the base with stepped rim and three bell feet, with wirework and beading throughout, hung with oval link chains with openwork spherical pendants, body lg. approx. 7 in., approx. 12 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700

likely an incense burner rather than a lampada.
small end cap unmarked and likely associated. finial possibly missing something at the very top. base showing some compression at one foot. one bead missing from base.
overall minor age wear.

Keywords

Moscow, Censer, Oil lamp, Roofs

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